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Dr Jeremy Segrott

Dr Jeremy Segrott

Senior Lecturer

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Available for postgraduate supervision

Overview

I am a senior lecturer in the Centre for Trials Research and the DECIPHer Centre.

My research focuses on three main areas:

  • development and evaluation of parenting and family based health promotion interventions
  • strengthening connections between schools and parents/families
  • implementation of complex interventions, including process evaluations within RCTs and other evaluation

Current projects

Understanding the role of secondary school environments and policies as drivers of school connectedness to prevent anxiety and depression.  Wellcome Trust - Chief Investigator.  £40, 000.  https://wellcome.org/what-we-do/data-science-and-health-trustworthy-data-science/wellcome-data-prizes

A multicentre cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of KiVa to reduce bullying in primary schools: The UK KiVa Trial.  NIHR PHR – Co-Investigator/process evaluation lead, £2,567,131.

A randomised feasibility study of a school-based emotional literacy programme (Zippy's Friends) for children with intellectual disabilities, NIHR HTA – Co-Investigator, £552,030.

Biography

Professional memberships

Past President, European Society for Prevention Research (EUSPR)

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I am Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Trials Research and the DECIPHer Centre,

My research focuses on three main areas:

  • development and evaluation of parenting and family based health promotion interventions
  • strengthening connections between schools and parents/families
  • implementation of complex interventions, including process evaluations within RCTs and other evaluation

Current projects include:

  • a randomised controlled trial of the school-based anti-bullying intervention KiVa
  • feasibility trial of Zippy's Friends - a school based social emotional learning programme for 5-7 year olds with special educational needs.

I have a longstanding interest in public involvement and engagement.  In DECIPHer I am the academic lead for public involvement.

Supervision

Current PhD students:

  • Amanda Holland - How is the Health Visitor Observation and Assessment of the Infant (HOAI) implemented and integrated into every day health visitor practice? 

Current EdD students:

  • Victoria Pugh - Whole school approaches to equality, diversity and inclusion 

I am interested in supervising PhD students in the areas of:

  • parent and family-based approaches to promoting population health
  • school-based interventions
  • strengthening connections between schools and families
  • implementation of complex interventions
  • qualitative research in population health

Past projects

Co-supervisor (50% for Jacqueline Lee - The Whole Family Approach in Policy and Practice: the construction of family and the gendering of parenting (awarded 2015).